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Discover the Sofitel Washington, D.C. Lafayette Square with its classic design including columns and marble floors.

Sofitel Washington, D.C. Lafayette Square offers contemporary, modern cuisine in the renowned Opaline Bar & Brasserie. Enjoy modernity steeped in tradition with French flair at either of these restaurants featuring local ingredients.

Opaline Bar & Brasserie
For those seeking an upscale French dining experience, the Sofitel’s answer is Opaline Bar & Brasserie. Named after different types of glass in French, Opaline features a 90-seat bar and 84-seat brasserie, complete with brass fixtures and dark wood flooring in a space accented by blue and gold tones throughout. Traditional French fare like Boudin Blanc, Steak Frites, Rattatouille make up the delightfully authentic menu. The venue is especially noted for its iconic Opaline Burger that is topped with gruyere and caramelized onions.

The bar is a modern bar and lounge for those seeking a less formal environment in which to relax and socialize. The expansive drink menu features specialty martinis, Champagne, and shimmering wines. For those seeking a bite, small shareable plates are available, with such treats as homemade boudin blanc sausage, charcuterie, and various delicious cheeses.